Steve Thorson, MBA, PCC

Steve specializes in development of Leaders, seeking leadership excellence for themselves and organizational health for the organizations they lead.  Creating a collaborative environment where individual voices are heard, innovation occurs and accountability exists through a coaching approach to leading.  Steve stands in his belief, faith and trust in the outcomes of a coach approach to leading because he knows it works.  His invitation to others is to experience and experiment with the approach.

Experience

As a Certified Professional Coach with over 25 years of Operations Management experience, Steve’s clients include Executives and Senior Managers seeking leadership excellence in a corporate setting, business owners seeking balance in their life and leaders of groups and teams looking for increased collaboration and performance.  A transformative approach to coaching results in clients, both individual and group, discovering an inner self and choosing agility, self-responsibility and contribution.

Education/Credentials

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Technology from Central Washington University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Engineering and Technology Management from City University, Seattle.

Steve is an International Coach Federation, Professional Certified Coach with extensive experience in organizational and executive leadership engagements.  Coaching competency is supplemented with accreditations in Human Synergistics Organizational Culture Inventory®/Organizational Effectiveness Inventory™, Taylor Protocols Core Values Index™ and Tilt 365.

Success Stories

  • Manufacturing Site Program Vice President, coached for team collaboration and innovation at the team level resulting in 40% increase of implemented process improvements in a one year timeframe.
  • Director of Manufacturing, coached for visioning and leading through significant change related to increasing production to an unprecedented level; production increase achieved with lower than expected disruption and returned to on schedule delivery 3 months sooner than expected.
  • Divisional Sales Director, coached for relationship building, visioning and collaboration skills to prepare for promotion in 1-2 years; promotion achieved 6 months ahead of expected time.